Rafflesians have ample opportunity to experience the arts and to express themselves in their chosen areas of artistic interest and talent. Our programmes are ideally suited for developing curiosity, critical acumen and creative drive in today’s students. Our art students receive a humanistic education, coupled with rigorous preparation and practice to grasp the skills and techniques that will form the foundations of their artistic dreams.


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ARTStage 2022

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As school life finds its way back into both old and new patterns this year, our boys navigate the challenges of being a part of a larger community. The multitude of textures on showcase echo their individual journeys into the collective understanding of what it means to be artists and musicians in this day and age. We present the boys’ creations –  in their element.

Cover illustration by Muhammad Ariff Zakir | 3I 2022


Singapore Youth Festival 2022

Our students performed very well at the 55th Singapore Youth Festival Art exhibition last year. Out of the 6 works submitted for the 55th Singapore Youth Festival Art exhibition, Oscar Sim’s drawing and Edmund Tan’s diorama were awarded the Certificate of Recognition and selected for exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore. The diorama work by Edmund Tan Xinrui (Class 4J, 2021) was given additional ‘Special Mention’ and put on extended display till National Day. All 6 works from our school are available on the SYF Online Art Gallery for viewing.



Title of Work

Isaac Quek Yu Xiang

2D, 2022

Our Sustainable Future

Ma Qihang Jacky

1B, 2022

Science and Technology

Kwa Rei Kai Daryl

2F, 2022


Sim Chen Wei, Oscar

2B, 2022

Oneness of Man and Nature

Kyler Peh

4J, 2021

Back to You; Back To Life

Edmund Tan Xinrui

4J, 2021

Centre of Memories

A Blossoming City Garden


“A Blossoming City Garden” is published by Straits Times Press in conjunction with Gardens by the Bay’s 10th anniversary, this book celebrates a decade of growing wonder and honours the friends of the Gardens who have contributed to its success over the years. Spring Rhapsody an art installation showcased in Floral Fantasy is also featured in the book. It was a collaborative art project undertaken by Mr Yuen Kum Cheong, a RI alumnus, Art teacher Mdm Tan Chui Min and her art students.  The art installation featured ceramic sculptures inspired by delightful and surreal garden creatures integrated with a landscape mural and Floral Fantasy’s floral display to create a captivating visual ensemble.

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